Oakridge International School is proud to announce that Sriram Manthena of Grade 10 was selected in the Indian Juniors Basketball team and was part of the national team set-up at the recently held international tournament in Croatia, Europe for ISF Basketball Championship.
Sriram and his parents share this success with Oakridge, coaches, teachers and his classmates. Speaking on the occasion, Sriram’s mother says “Sriram had this love for basketball since he was 3 Years old. He is very passionate about the game and has always excelled in academics too. I really thank Oakridge for providing the right atmosphere, amenities and coaching support.”
Behind Sriram’s success are the undying efforts of his coaches Kishore and Srinivas who have trained, motivated and supported him to reach where he is today. “Sriram is a quick learner and a dedicated player. He has always balanced his studies as well and spends after school hours training hard on the court” says his coach.
Hema Chennupaty (Vice-Principal, Oakridge Gachibowli) congratulates Sriram on behalf of the entire school on this wonderful achievement, which has tagged Oakridge once again on the world map. Speaking on this achievement, Hema says that “Oakridge has always produced National level players across various sports. We have kids who have represented India in Squash, Swimming, and Chess and now with Sriram in Basketball. We always strive to create an atmosphere which allow kids to pursue any interest or skill of their choice, be it sports, arts, music, theater or anything else.”